Digital Beard Stroking: Money and Power and Money and Power and Money…

Money and Power and Money and Power and Money… In case it’s not abundantly clear, I like to write about efficacy a lot (that and motivation.  We’re allowed to have obsessions, aren’t we?).  I’ve considered several aspects of effecting some sort of change in the world around us (be it […]

Fun: noun. Enjoyment? yes. Logical? no 1

Fun is a tricky concept to nail down.  It’s fleeting, inconsistent, subjective and thoroughly undefinable.  It’s so abstract that it’s amazing we can even use it as a concept at all.  Yet, we all know it quite well and can easily discern which activities are going to be fun and […]

Digital Beard Stroking: Alien Worlds 3 – Re-Epistemology, rewinding our own minds

Re-Epistemology, rewinding our own minds Alien Worlds – Alternate Dimensions: A series of brief what-ifs meant to hold up a mirror against our own experiences and expectations by exploring alternatives built on different assumptions and presuppositions. Epistemology, aside from my favorite word to bewilder coworkers, is the study of knowledge. […]

Digital Beard Stroking: Extending Efficacy

Extending Efficacy We, as physical beings, can interact with the world around us.  The extent to which we can do so, our efficacy, is a product of our bodies, our tools, our circumstances and our cleverness in applying those things.  One of the great, unending struggles in humanity is extending […]